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77 North Front St, 3rd Floor  
Columbus, Ohio  43215 
P: (614) 645-8300
F: (614) 645-8379
[email protected] 

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8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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4th Quarter 

  • “They’re (We’re) Back!
  • Firefighter Exam Opening for Applications
  • Veteran’s Preference Points - What You Need To Know
  • New To The Commission 
  • Reinstatement To An Eligible List
  • Meet Our Newest Commissioners



2nd Quarter 

  • It's not too late to sign-up for Police Officer testing!
  • Community Evaluators and their part in the Police Officer and Firefighter testing
  • Heard of the Transfer List?
  • Ask Eyestein
  • Meet the Staff

1st Quarter

  • Commissioner Pettigrew Retires
  • Dream Job Series:  Police Officer
  • Text Messaging is Here to Stay
  • Ask Eyestein:  Self-Scheduling